Time draweth wrinkles in a fair face, but addeth fresh colors to a fast friend, which neither heat, nor cold, nor misery, nor place, nor destiny, can alter or diminish.
John Lyly (1554 - 1606)
Contributed by: Zaady
Be valyaunt, but not too venturous. Let thy attyre bee comely, but not costly.
Source: Euphues, 1579 (Arber's reprint), page 39.
Maydens, be they never so foolyshe, yet beeing fayre they are commonly fortunate.
Source: Euphues and his England, page 279.
Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
All men [are] of one metal, but not in one mold.
In misery it is great comfort to have a companion.
Source: Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit (1579)
Night has a thousand eyes.
I mean not to run with the Hare and holde with the Hounde.
Source: Euphues, 1579 (Arber's reprint), Page 107.
Far more seemly to have thy study full of books, than thy purse full of money.
A clere conscience is a sure carde.
Source: Euphues, 1579, page 207.
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